Natividad "Tony" Quiroz passed away on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at the age of 73. He was welcomed home with open arms by his wife in Heaven Esmeralda Quiroz, as well as his sons Bobby Garcia and Baby Tony Garcia. Tony loved to have a good time with friends, playing saxophone and listening to music. He worked at Reeco Well Service for many years and had a great time in his band Los Fronterisos De Nat Quiroz. He was greatly loved by family and friends, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Tony was preceded by wife Esmeralda Quiroz, sons Bobby Garcia and Baby Tony Garcia, parents Juan and Juana Quiroz and brothers Lilo and Jessie (Chuy) Quiroz. He is survived by his wife Esperanza Quiroz, his children: Nat Huerta (Tina), Frances Alvarado (Martin), Nancy Calderon (Salvador), Fabian Ornelas (Norma), Delia Varela (Rigo), Veronica Gonzales, Etty Segovia (Emanuel), Juan Gonzales (Matilda), Gregorio Beltran, Isaac Gonzales (Tiffany), and Martha Quiroz, brothers, Ruperto Quiroz (Aurelia) and Manuel Quiroz (Sadie), sisters Rosa Richardson, Lourdes Salazar (Juan), Romelia Montoy (Gilberto), Hermila Prieto, and Martha Quiroz, and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Pall Bearers for Tony will be Johnny Ramirez, Pete Quiroz, Fernardo Quiroz, Steve Richardson, Baby Jessie Garcia, and Nathan Ramirez. Honorary pall bearers Bobby Garcia, Joanne Ortiz, and Dominic Marquez.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 15th from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm with rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm at Griffin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 16th at St. Helena Catholic Church, 100 E Bender Blvd, at 2:00 pm with interment to follow at Prairie Haven Memorial Park.